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Archive | February, 2014

Nazar Bartosik on the dramatic situation in the Ukraine over recent weeks

We speak to Nazar Bartosik a Ukrainian PhD student in high energy physics on the dramatic situation in the Ukraine over recent weeks. Concerned at the media coverage he was seeing in the Western press he produced a very informative slide show which has circulated widely through social media. The presentation can be viewed from […]

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Audio package from #lightthedark vigil for the murder on Manus Island of asylum seeker Rezi Berati

On Sunday 23 February, more than 20,000 Australians turned out across the country and around the world to spread light during a dark time in Australian history. They gave hope and radiated compassion to asylum seekers suffering under our government’s cruel and punishing policies. This is some audio from the Perth event. Check out also […]

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Jen Perry of Animal Rights Advocates on the Cruelty Free Festival

In this interview we are joined by Jen Perry, secretary of Animal Rights Advocates, on the upcoming Cruelty Free Festival. This festival celebrates cruelty-free living, social justice and sustainability and there will information stalls from a wide range of human rights, environmental and animal rights organisations, a panel discussion on the links between these different […]

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Robert Eggington of the Dumbartung Aboriginal Corporation reading a piece that was to be published in ‘The West Australian’

Robert Eggington of the Dumbartung Aboriginal Corporation reading a piece that was to be published in ‘The West Australian’. Disgracefully the opinion piece was rejected by the West Australian editors in a blatantly prejudicial decision. This talk was recorded at the Perth Trans Pacific Partnership Forum on the 5/2/2014. Audio here…. Video here…

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Dr Tim Rayner PhD Philosophy at the University of Sydneyon the pros and cons of social media

We speak with Dr Tim Rayner, PhD Philosophy at the University of Sydney, Director of One Million Acts of Innovation (Australia), launching January 2015. Tim is the writer of the award-winning short film, ‘Coalition of the Willing’(2010) and Life Changing: A Philosophical Guide.  In this interview we talk to Tim about social media and its pros and […]

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Nicole Stiles an organiser of the upcoming One Billion Rising event in Perth

One Billion Rising is a global movement that aims to bring together ‘one billion women releasing their stories, dancing and speaking out at the places where they need justice, where they need an end to violence against women and girls’. This interview with Nicole Stiles, who is an organiser of the One Billion Rising event […]

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Mia Pepper from the Conservation Council of WA on the proposed Kintyre uranium mine

Mia Pepper from the Conservation Council of WA on the proposed Kintyre uranium mine which threatens WA biggest national park, Karlamilyi, just as the Ranger uranium mine is currently damaging the Kakadu National Park with three accidents in the past month alone. At a time when the uranium price is barely half the pre-Fukushima level, […]

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Dylan Lehmann on his direct action experience preventing logging in South West Australia

We speak with Dylan Lehmann, a young man from Fremantle, who spent last week reclining in a suspended bathtub 8 metres above the forest floor in Challar forest. The bathtub is secured to two logging machines and preventing all logging in this high salt risk catchment of WA’s cleanest river.

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Julie Newman on the upcoming public event in support of Steve Marsh

West Australian farmer and anti-GMO campaigner Julie Newman on the upcoming public event in support of Steve Marsh, an organic farmer from WA who lost his organic certification on 70% of his land after it was contaminated by Monsanto’s GM Canola. He is now going to court on the to protect his right to keep […]

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